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Leadership and Management Work-Based Assessor - New Directions College
  • Employer: Reading Borough Council
  • Reference: DEN0958
  • Published: Mon 27/03/2023, 15:38 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 09/04/2023, 23:37 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 0 hours per week, Casual/Sessional
  • Salary: £22.48 to £29.99 Per hour
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: New Directions College, Berkshire

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Leadership and Management Work-Based Assessor - New Directions College

New Directions College is Reading Borough Council’s Adult Community Learning and Skills service.  This year we’re celebrating 65 years of Adult Learning in Reading. We’re a small friendly College delivering to over 2000 learners and Apprentices in Reading each year, directly and through our subcontractors and partners.


Due to recent growth at the College, we are looking for an experienced sessional Leadership and Management assessor to join the team.q

Our ideal candidate will be a good all-rounder who will initially take over all assessment activities for our L3 and L5 Leadership and Management apprenticeship programmes.

We are looking for someone with excellent industry knowledge and skills who can bring interesting approaches and ideas to our Leadership and Management apprenticeships standards. You will need to demonstrate a broad range of skills and understanding including of the subject. Relevant Leadership and Management and assessing qualification would be ideal but would also consider a practitioner with expertise working in this area.

Strong communication skills are essential, along with the ability to create a relaxed and friendly environment during reviews with learners and employers. You will work alongside a team of passionate and highly skilled instructors who are dedicated to delivering an outstanding provision. 


We seek the best talent from the widest pool of people as diversity and inclusion is the key to our success. Reading Borough Council is a Disability Confident Employer and is committed to the recruitment and continued employment of people with disabilities.

You’ll be part of a team that relies on each individual to play their part to the best of their ability. As well as the colleagues that you work closely with every day, you’ll also be part of Team Reading, playing your personal part in making Reading a successful and vibrant place.

Our vision is to ensure that Reading realises its potential as a great place to live, work and play, and that everyone shares the benefits of this success. Our values and behaviours guide how we will achieve this:


Work Together as one team - work collaboratively, with each other and with our partners, and demonstrate the Team Reading values in everything we do

Drive Efficiency - show initiative, be adaptable to change and put forward ideas to help improve delivery and efficiency. Take responsibility for our own learning and development and for reaching our potential

Be Ambitious - be demanding of our own performance – striving to be even better – and be prepared to engage with and challenge leaders in a constructive and positive way

Make a Difference to Reading - maintain the highest levels of customer service and be flexible and willing to provide the services needed at the time they are needed


Our Offer

A competitive salary alongside a range of benefits including: 

  • We offer a supportive environment to grow and develop your career with the opportunity to put your ideas across. Innovation and ambition is strongly encouraged, and you’ll get a great feel for that working in our friendly and collaborative environment 
  • A wide range of flexible working opportunities. 
  • Teachers Pension Scheme
  • Annual membership to the Society of Education and Training (SET)
  • Access to a range of training and learning opportunities to help you develop. 
  • On-site day nursery (Kennet Day nursery) at Civic Offices rated outstanding by Ofsted, and a salary sacrifice scheme to help lower the cost of your nursery fees 
  • Season Ticket Loan - a loan to help with the cost of your rail or bus journey, to and from work 
  • Lease car salary sacrifice scheme allowing you to lease a brand new, greener car for three years.  The monthly fee includes insurance, servicing and road tax 


To find out more about New Directions College, visit the website: 

For more information on the role please contact Besmir Baxha – Curriculum Manager on or 07929 787 697


Closing Date: Sunday 9th April 2023

Interview Date: To be confirmed


Please note that the closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.